Alysia Christiaen's Archive

Waivers of Liability in Ontario: A Legal Primer

Ibrahim Jamie Arabi (JD, 2019) and Alysia M. Christiaen, Lerners LLP From skydiving to car rental services, companies have several resources to mitigate their exposure to liability. A common method is the waiver of liability. Also known as “exclusion clauses,” waivers of liability transfer risk from the company to the consumer by eliminating the consumer’s […]

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Tastings: A Black Tie Night to Benefit the LHS Foundation

On Thursday, May 2, guests donned their finest and headed to the London Hunt and Country Club to raise money for the London Health Sciences Foundation. Tastings features dishes prepared by local chefs, wines from around the world, and an auction built around tastes, travel, style and wine. Lerners has been a lead sponsor of […]

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TASTINGS: The Wine Auction

Whether you are a wine connoisseur, or a person who just enjoys a nice bottle of wine, the Tastings silent auction will not disappoint. Wines from around the world will go home with the highest bidder. Most of the wines in the auction can only be purchased directly from the winery. In addition to picking […]

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TASTINGS 2019: A Stylish Night to Support the London Health Sciences Foundation

For those who enjoy getting dressed up, Tastings is the event for you! While most are excited about sampling wine from regions across the world and the culinary delicacies prepared by local chefs, there are those of us attending who prefer feasting on the sight of the red carpet looks. As one of London’s very […]

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Tastings 2019: Proud Sponsor of London Health Sciences Foundation

Lerners has been a proud sponsor of the Tastings fundraiser for the last 10 years. Throughout Lerners’ 90 year history, giving back to our community has been an important value of the firm. For the 2019 Tastings event, attendees have been given a mission: sip delicious wine, savour delectable dishes, and support the London Health […]

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A Personal Injury Lawyer Helping Injured People and their Treatment Providers

Most people immediately recognize my role as a personal injury lawyer in providing an injured person with advice about litigation against the at-fault driver or party, and accessing benefits to pay for income losses and treatment expenses. However, many people are not aware that an important part of my role is helping my injured clients […]

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Research Development: Using Artificial Intelligence to Identify PTSD

Many people who are exposed to trauma, such as those who are injured in an accident, go on to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD and traumatic brain injury often co-exist because brain injuries are frequently sustained in traumatic experiences. Researchers at the Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University are developing a method to […]

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A “Brain Kiln” to Benefit the Delhi Community Health Centre!

On Friday, September 28, I hosted a trivia night – the “Brain Kiln” – to benefit the Delhi Community Health Centre. While the trivia questions had people scratching their heads to come up with the answers, many laughs were had throughout the night. The Delhi Cheeseballs won the Norfolk County trivia round (and the accompanying […]

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Reelin’ in the Big One in Owen Sound

Lerners was again a proud sponsor of the Salmon Spectacular in Owen Sound, the annual fishing derby that took place August 24 – September 2. The 10-day festivities include nightly entertainment, bingo, breakfast with Elvis, and my personal favourite, the Fish Fry each Saturday night. All of the fish fried up for the delectable dinners […]

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Car Accident Testimonial – Meet Eleanor

Eleanor was on her way to work one morning when everything in her life changed in an instant. She was involved in a car accident, hit from behind on a country road. After her accident, Eleanor suffered from concussion symptoms, including headaches and visual difficulties. A lot of her struggles she never shared, but eventually […]

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